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Monday, November 17th, 2014

Community to dedicate Children’s Park mural, sculpture

The city of San Marcos will host a public ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 to dedicate a recently completed mural on the restrooms at Children’s Park, 205 S. CM Allen Parkway.

Friday, April 27th, 2012

The Weekend: 04/27/12 to 04/29/12

A rundown of entertainment in and around San Marcos this weekend including MR Fest at nearly a dozen venues in and near downtown San Marcos. Also, coming up: the Just for Fun Parade, the Dirt Dauber Festival...

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Nature Center hosting Wildflower Fiesta this weekend

The San Marcos Nature Center is preparing for the Wildflower Fiesta, its annual spring plant sale and artisans market of locals' handcrafted wares.

Friday, January 7th, 2011

The Weekend: After the holidays, before the semester, in between

The holidays are past us and the town isn't picking up yet for another university semester. It's an in-between weekend. Which isn't to say it's can't still be a fine weekend in San Marcos.

Friday, December 17th, 2010

The Weekend: The first days of Christmas

The last weekend of holiday shopping is upon us. Everybody get in your cars, rev up your engines and ... sit in traffic. To take off some of the edge, or to put some on, there is...

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

City to hold Rio Vista improvements meeting

San Marcos city officials are holding a neighborhood meeting in Rio Vista Tuesday night to discuss progress in an infrastructure project taking place in the neighborhood.

Friday, July 9th, 2010

The Weekend: Intrepid canoe racers, music and, maybe, Teddy bears

Music, the Texas Water Safari, Baby Fest and more await at your pleasure for the weekend. With or without your Teddy bear. On a less local note, there's that soccer game in South Africa.

Friday, June 11th, 2010

The Weekend: The singing Mockingbird and Texas musicians

You can start shakin' that stick if you want to but there's more fun stuff to do this weekend than you can shake a stick at. Drop the stick and hit Market on the Square, the EmilyAnn...

Friday, May 21st, 2010

The Weekend: Music, butterflies, baseball and burgers

The weekend comes baseball, musical theater, a hazardous waste day and butterflies in the usual eclectic mix of San Marcos activities. Not bad, actually, for the first weekend in town after college graduation.

Friday, April 16th, 2010

The Weekend: Rain, rain go away — we’ve got struttin’ to do and see

Whether you want to strut your mutt, putter over to see the Strutters or watch the butterflies flutter by, the weekend in the San Marcos area is full of fun stuff.

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